While Matthew Bax originally made this cocktail in 2005 for Der Raum, this twist on the Dark and Stormy has segued perfectly onto the rum-rich list at the site's new incarnation, Bar Económico.
|01||With a muddling stick or rolling pin, muddle sultanas, molasses and syrup in a highball glass. Add crushed ice to half-fill, add rum and stir in bitters and lime juice. Top with ginger beer to taste, garnish with star anise and extra sultanas and serve.|
Note To make sugar syrup, gently stir a cup of sugar and a cup of water in a saucepan over medium heat until sugar dissolves, then set aside to cool.